Favorite Camera Manufacturers 2016

Author: John Honovich, Published on Feb 08, 2016

The market has changed significantly since 2014, where our previous Favorite Camera Manufacturer report was led by traditional brands. Now, with the Chinese surge, will the favorite camera rankings be shaken?

150 integrators told us who their favorite camera manufacturers were and why.

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  • "**** ******* ***** ******* **** **** *** ****** **** ** the *****"
  • "****. ** **** ** **** "*******" *** "********" ********* *** the *********** ********* ** *** **** ******* **** ** ***** the ********** *****. **** **** * ***** ******* / ***** structure ** ***** ** ****** ** **** *********."
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  • "****...***** ******* ******* *** ** ******** *** ******* *** *** few ******** ** ** *********."
  • "****, ******* *** ******* ** *** *****. **** *** *** exchanges"
  • "**** - ****** **********, **** *******, ***** ********* *******."
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  • "****. ***** ******* *** **** *** *** **** **** ** installation ***** ** ****, *** ***** ***** ** ******** **** installing ** **** ****** "* **** ****'* **** **** ********* or * **** ****'* ******** ****"."
  • "****. **** ** ************. **** ******* *** ******* **** *********** mounting *******."
  • "*** ** **** **** ********* (*********)"
  • "***** ******* ***** *** ******** ******** ********"
  • "*** ******* *** *** **** ** ************ ** *** ** keeping ***** ***** ***** *******."
  • "**** ** *********'* ***** ** ****, **** *** ** **** smarter, ****** *** ****** ** *******"

******** ********** ***** *** **** ** ***** *** ******* *** party *******, ***** **** *********** ****** *** ****' ******* *************:

  • "**** **** ********* *** *** ******** ************"
  • "********** ** *** **** *******"
  • "********** **** **** ***"
  • "**** *** **** ********* ** **** *** *** *** *******."
  • "****'** ***** ********* ** **** ***** ********"
  • "****. *** *** *** ** **** **** ****** *******, *** VMS ************ ** ***** *****."

*** **********, **** *********** ***** ****' ***** *********, ***** *** quite ** ***** ** ***** ********: 

  • "****. *** ***** ** ***** ****"
  • "**** **** ** **** * ****** *** ***** ****"
  • "**** ***** * **** ***** ********* *** * *** ** added ***** **** ** ********, ***** *** ********* *******"
  • "**** - **** ********* ** *** ********"
  • "**** **** ***** ** ********"
  • "** **** **** ******* *** ************ ******* *** ******"
  • "**** **** ** ******** *** **** ***** *** *********."

*** **** **** **** ********** ****** ********* *** ***** *******. There *** ** **** ********* ** **** ***** *******, ** just ********* *** *** ****** ** ** **** ** **** reliability, *******, ******* *** *************.

******* - **** / *******

*** *** ********** ******** *** **** **, **************, **** / margins, **** **** **** ** ***** ********** ****** ****:

  • "*** **** ****** ** *** * ******* ******* ** ** with ****."
  • "****- ***** **** *** ********* *** **** ** *** **** margins ****, **** *** ****** *** **** *** ***********"
  • "**** ** ********* **** **** *******"
  • "**** ****** **** **** ******* *** **** ********, ************* *** the ******* *****."
  • "**** ... ******* *** *******. *******, **** *** **** ******, so **** **** ** ********* *** **** ******** ******* **** price"
  • "** **** *** **** **** ******* **********, ** ***** ***** have **** ********** ********, ***.... *** *** *** ** **** camera **** *****."

#2 / #* ********

******** *** **** *****, ****** *** *** **** **** ***** 2014 ******. *********** ***** * *** ** *******:

  • "********. ***** *******. ******* *******"
  • "********, **** ***** ******** *** ** ** *** ** *** to ***"
  • "********. *** ** *** ******** ********* ******** **********."
  • "******** *** *****/*******/***********"
  • "** **** *** **** **** ******* **********, ** ***** ***** have **** ********** ********"
  • "********. **** ******* ** **** ***** ***. *** *** ** on *** ******, ***** ****, ***, *****, ******** **** *******. They ***** ****** ***** ********."
  • "********. **** ******* *** *** ***** ******** **** ** **** with ** **** **********. *** ***** *** ** ****** ********* but *** ** ** **** **** *** *****."

**** * *********** ** *** ****** *** ******** ******* ***** Avigilon ******* *** **** **** ***** ***** ***** ***********:

  • "******** ******* **** *** ***** **** ****** ** ********* **** any ***** ***. **** *****'* ****** **** **** ******."
  • "******** ******* ***'* ****** ** **** ** ***** *** ****** ****** **** their *** ***."

** ********, ********'* ******** ** ** ***** ** ******* *** to *** *****, *** '******* *******'.

#2 / #* ****

**** *** ****, **** *********** *********** *******:

  • "****. **** ***** * ***** ******* **** ******** ***** ******* that ** ****** **** ********** ****** **** ***** *************."
  • "**** - ** ***** ***** ****. ************ ** ****. ******* product"
  • "****. **** ************ *** ******* ***** ** *****, *** **** though **** ***** ***** ********, **'* **** ** **** **** their ******** **** * ***."
  • "****. *******. **'* *** *** ******** *****, *** ** *****'* had *** ***'* *** **** **** **** ********* *** ***** w/o *** ********."
  • "**** - **** ***** *********** *** ***** *** ****** ******* rate ** *** ********?"

*******, ** *** *** *** **** **** ** * *** voting *** **** **** ********** **** **** *** ******* **** of **** *** ** *********** *****:

  • "**** - **** ******* *******, *** ** **** **** ******* a *** ** ********* ****** (******* **** *** *** *****)"
  • "**** *********: **** *****'* ********* *** ** **** *** ****** 3 ******: **** (*****...)"

#4 / #* *****

***** *** ***** ******* **** ***********:

  • "*****, ******* ** ***** ******'* ******* *** ***********, *** *** ease ** ************ ** ***********."
  • "*****. ******, ********, **** ********. ***** *******, * **** ******** advanced ********. ******'* **** ***** ** ** *****."
  • "***** (******* *** *******)"
  • "*****, **** *******, **** ******* *******"
  • "***** ******** ******* ******* ** ***********, **** ***** *****, *** extended ***** ** *******"

#4 / #* *********

*********, ********* *** ****, **** **********'* *********** *******:

  • "********* *********** *** *******"
  • "********* - **** ******, ***** *** *****, ********/*******"
  • "********* ** **** *** **** ****** *** **** ***** ***********."
  • "********* ******* * ***** *****, ***** ** * ***** ****** ******* in *** ********* ** **** *** *****, *** ** *** very ****** ****** ******** ** *** *****."
  • "********* - ************ *** **** ******* *********. **** ** **** the **** **** *** *** ****** ** *******."
  • "********* - **** ** *** ******* **** * ******* ******** that ***** *********** *** ****** **** - ***'* **** **** to **** **** *** ** *** *** ** ******* ** a ******, ******** *** *******."

Split *******

*******'* ******* **** *****. ** *** ******** / ***** ****, integrators ********** ***** ******* ******* *** ******* ********.

** *** ******** ****, *********** ****** ******* ** * ******* between **** **** ******** (*.*., ****, ****) *** *** ****, low ***** **** (*.*., *********, *****):

  • "******* ** *** ****** ** *** ******, ****** ****** **** service, **** ******** *** * **** **** *****"
  • "*******. ***** ********** *******, ******* *** **** *********** **** ** an **** ****."
  • "*******, *******, ***********, ****"
  • "*** *** ****** **** ** **** ********** **** **** ** Samsung ***** *** ******* *** * ***** ***** ***** *** the ***** ******* ** ** ******* ** **** ******."
  • "*******: ***** *****, ***** ****** *** ****** **** (******* ***) with **** ******** ******** ******** *** * **** ********* ****** line (******* ****) **** **** ******** **** ****** *** ************ from ****** ** *******"
  • "*******. * ***** ******* **** ****** ********** ************ *******."

Split *********

********* *** **** ***** ********** **** *********. ** ******** ****, *********** ******* ** ******* ***********, ******* *** ************ ******.

*******, ** *** ******** ****, *** **** ****** ***** *** Hikvision *** * ******** ******* ** * *** ****:

  • "******** - ******* **. ******* *****"
  • "********* - *** ****, **** ******* *******, ***** ********"
  • "*********. **** *******, **** *******."
  • "********* **** ** ** *** *******. ***** ***** ******* *** exceptional *** *** *****, ******* *** ******** *** ****'** ********** improving."
  • "********* - **** *****\******* *******"
  • "********* ** ********, *** ****"
  • "*********. ********* **** *** ** ** ************ *** ****."
  • "** **** **** ******* * *** ** ********* ****** (******* rich *** *** *****)"

** **********, * *********** ********* ** **** ****** ***** *** low **** / ***** ******* ******* *** ****** ***** ***** business:

  • "*** *** ******** ** *** ****, ** **** ** * am ********** ******* **, ** **** **** ***** *********. *** market ** *********** *** *** ******* ***** ** **** **** jobs. ** ** **** ******* **** ****, ****, *********, ** Samsung *** ***** *** ** ***** **** **** ****** ****. The ***** **** ***** *** ******* ** **** ****."
  • "********* *** ***** ***'* - ** **** *** **** *** the ****** ** ** ******* *** ****** ******** ****** ** months ***** **** **** ****** ** ***** **** *** * fraction ** *** ***** *** ** *** **** * ******* point **** *** *********. *** **** ***** *** ** ***** better **** *** **** **** ****** **** * ***** ***. So *** ** ** ***** ** ***** ** **** *** of *** **** *******."
  • "*********. *** ** **** ***** *** **** ********, ********** *** has ******* * ***** *** ****** *** **. ** **** maybe * ****** ****** * ***** ***** ** ***** **** brand. *** ** ******* *-* ******* * ****. ** *** past ** ****** ******* *** *** *** **** *** ***-***. Now ** *** *** $*** *** **** *** $***-***. *** profit ******* **** **** *** *** *** ***** **** *** increased **** ** ** ** *** ** *** **** ** keep *** ********* ******."

********* *** **** ** ******** ********** ** ************* ('********') ********* over *** **** *** *****. ***********, ***** ************* ***** *** up ************ (** *** ** *****, ** ******** ~***% ****** in *** **** * *****). ***** ********** ******* *** ***** though: ******* *** *********** ** *** **** ******* *** ***** sales *** ********* ******* *** ********** ****** *** **** ***** integrators. *******, * *********** ****** ** ******* *********** ***** ********* is ****** ***** ** ** ****** ** ******** **** *** low **** ******** ** *** ** ******* ***** ******* ***********. Hikvision ************ ** *** ************* ******* **************** ** ******** ** ********** *********, *** ** **** ** *********** ** *** *** **** handle **** *********.

Comments (12)

* **** ***** **** ******** ***** **** ***** *** *** reviews *** ************ **** *** ******** ** *******, * ** seriously ******** ** *** **** ** *** ** *** ********. Let's *** ***** *** ********* ***** ** **** ****

** **** ** *** ******** **** **** ******** **** ***** an *** ** *** ********, ******* *** ********* ****** **** buy **** **** ********. **** ** **** * *** **** doing ********** ******* ** * ****** ******, ******* **** **** well **** ******. * *****'* **** *****, *** * **** no ******* ***** **** ******. ******** ** ****** **** ** lead ****. ***** ******* ** *******.

* ** ******** ** ****** **** *** * *** * project *** * ******, ** *** **** ********** ** ****** app. ******* ********, *** ****, ********** ******* ******** *** ******** Bosch ******** ** ****** *** *** *** *** ***** **** the *** ******* ********. * ** **** **** ** **** integrators ********* ***** *** *** *** * **** **** ***** logs ****** *** **** **** ******** ** ****** *** ********** was **** *****.

*** ******* **** ***** ** ******** ****.

* ** ***** *** ******** ** * **** ***** *******. Lets *** :)

****** ****** *** ** ******** *** *** ** *** ** I ****** *****. ***** ** **** *** ******* ** * project ***** *** ******* *** ***** ******** *** ** ******** its **** ***** ******, *** ******* *** ***** ********** **** my **** ********* ******....

*** ******* ** * *** *****. ** ****** **** **** brands *** *** *************.

*, *** *** ******** **** ***** ********* ** *** ************ their *** ********? ****** ** ********.

***** *** *** **** **** ************* ** ** *******. **** so ****** ************* ***** ** ***** ******* ***** ****** ******* camera ******* *** ****** **** *** ** ******* *************. ******* that *** ****** ****** *** ** **** ** *** **** factory, *** ** ********* ******* ***** ***** ********* *******. ***** are ** **** ********* ***** ************* ** ****** ******** ****, and **** *** **** ****** ****** ** ***** **** ***** OEM ******* ******* ***** "***" ******. *** *** ****** *** be *** ****.

*** ***** * **** ***** ***** *********** ** **** ***** are ****** ** *********** ** **** **** ***** ***** ***** manufacturers ***** >**% *** ********** *** **** **** *% **** their *** *****.

* *** ** ******* **** ***** ** ***** **** *************. A ** ****** **** (**** *** ****), ********* **** **** Computar, ********* ***&**** *** ****** ************, * ******* ***** *** can ** **@***** *** ******* ** ***@***** *** ** > 140 ** **** **** *** ***. * ****** ***** ******** 4MP@20fps, **** ******, *-**** *** *** ** **** **** *** 80.

***** *****? * ***** **** **@*****, * *******, *** ******* is **** **** *** * ***.

*** ***** ***** **** ******** ***** ** **** **** ** the ******* *******. ****, * ** ***** ***** ***** ****** been ******* ** * ************ ** *** ******** ************ *******, so *** * *** *** ** **** *** ******* ******* is ****** ** ****.

*** **** ********* *** ** *** *** ******* ***** *** money. *** **** *** *** **** ************* *** **** *** have ** *** **** **********.

"***** ***** ************* ***** >**% *** ********** *** **** **** 1% **** ***** *** *****."

****'* ****** ********* *****.

******** *** ** ** *** ****.

** *** ******* ** ** ***** ** ******** ***, *** it's ******** ******* **** **** ************ ***** *** ******* ** their *** ********* ** ***** *******.

****, *********, **** ************* ** ********** ** **** ** *******.

**** **** ******** *************, *** ****.

* ***'* ***** ** ******** **** **** '*************' *** ****, e.g.,****** ***** *************, *** *** ********* *** **** **** *** ************** '****' manufacturers.

* ***'* *** ***** ** *** **** *** * ** pretty **** ***** *** ********* **** ***** *** ********** * am ******* ***** ********, ***** *** ****

***** *** *** *** ********** ** *** *** "***" ********* do *** ******* **** **** *******. * ******** *** *** reasons. **** ********** ** **** ********** **** *********? ** ***** that *********, *** **** *** ******** **********?

*** *** '***' ********* *** '***' ***** ** ***** ***** sales, ***** **** ** ~**% ** ***** ********. *** ************, this ** * ****** ** *** *** ******* ******** *****. Perhaps ***** *** ********* *** *** ******** ******* ** *****, which ** * ********** ******** ******.

**** ****, ********* ******** **** ** **********, ****** **** ** Axis ** ***** *****. *** ******* *** **** ********* ******** so **** ***** **********.

***** *** ********* ** ***** * ***** ******** ************, ** its *** ********** **** ******** *** ***** *** *** ** another ** **** ******.

* ***** ** *********** **** *** ***** ******* ******** *** not ****** ** ** ************ ** *** ********** *****.

****** **** ****, *** ** **** ***** *** * **** but ** **** ****** **** ** ****. *** ***** ** if ** ******* **, ** *** ** ** ****, ** the ******** **** ***** ***** *** ** ******* **** *** will ** *** **** *** ** *** ****** **** ******* we **** ** **** ****** **** ***** ******* ***

** **** ** *** * *** ** **** ******* *** partner ********* ******* ********** *** ******** ****** *** ** **** although *** ******* ***** *** *** *** ** *** * lot ** ****** ****** *** ***** ** ***** *****. **** Sony ** **** ***'* *** ****. **** *** * ******* product ***** *** ******* ** ** ******** **** **** ***** is * *** *** ******* *** *** **** ** ***** output ***** ***** **** ** ****.

*** ******* ** ******** ***

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